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2014 NCAA Tournament: Milwaukee Basketball’s 5 Most Important Players

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2014 NCAA Tournament: Milwaukee's 5 Most Important Players

2014 NCAA Tournament: Milwaukee's 5 Most Important Players
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Despite losing to Villanova 73-53 in the 2014 NCAA Tournament, Milwaukee was a heavy underdog to try and become a cinderella team. They did their best, but ultimately fell to a superior team busting brackets all across the country.

Take a look at five of their most important players.

5. Steve McWhorter

5. Steve McWhorter
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5. Steve McWhorter

5. Steve McWhorter
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An all around team player, Steve McWhorter keeps making sure he passes across the court for the open man. He also does a good job of getting a steal or two each game to put his team in a position to score quickly.

4. Austin Arians

4. Austin Arians
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4. Austin Arians

4. Austin Arians
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Austin Arians is the kind of player who makes sure he does his best to bring some aggression to the defensive side of the court. Always known for being a good rebounder, his physical attributes help convert opposing teams mistakes into points.

3. Matt Tiby

3. Matt Tiby
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3. Matt Tiby

3. Matt Tiby
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Matt Tiby is one of the best defenders on the team and has good mobility when driving to the basket. He is the main defensive anchor on the team.

2. Kyle Kelm

2. Kyle Kelm
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2. Kyle Kelm

2. Kyle Kelm
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Kyle Kelm is easily the best perimeter shooter on the team, always contributing from outside the arc. Kelm also does well inside the paint, but is known for clutch shots from three-point range.

1. Jordan Aaron

1. Jordan Aaron
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1. Jordan Aaron

1. Jordan Aaron
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Jordan Aaron is easily the most important player on the team for his speed, shooting and ability to get physical when needed. Known for hitting more than 80 percent of his free throws, Aaron is a scoring machine. Even though his team lost, he will only improve over time.

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